Daily Hope Devotionals - Adversity

God’s Presence: Your Anchor through Any Storm

No one gets to live a life without setbacks. All of us will face storms from time to time. The real issue is how we respond. What happens next? Do setbacks dominate you? Do you … Continue reading God’s Presence: Your Anchor through Any Storm

Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

Sometimes a setback is rooted in your own actions or choices. You made a mistake. You did something that hurt another person. You disobeyed God. And now you’re facing a storm because of it. But … Continue reading Setbacks Can’t Derail God’s Purpose

God Shakes Up Our Lives to Set Us Free

Sometimes we need God to shake up our lives. It’s particularly true when we find ourselves locked up in prisons of our own making, like a habit we can’t escape or a dead-end relationship that’s … Continue reading God Shakes Up Our Lives to Set Us Free

How Do You Handle the Mistakes You’ve Made?

You and I blow it from time to time. The Christian life is a guilt-free life, but it’s not a mistake-free life. The Bible never hides this truth. It is painfully honest about the failures … Continue reading How Do You Handle the Mistakes You’ve Made?

God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel

When you are a baby Christian, God gives you a lot of confirming emotions and often answers the most immature, self-centered prayers so you’ll know he exists. But as you grow in faith, he will … Continue reading God Is Always Present, Regardless of How You Feel

Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

When you’re persecuted, harassed, or facing opposition, you need to respond with a blessing. Jesus says in Luke 6:27-29, “Love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray … Continue reading Do Good to Those Who Oppose You

Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

When you face opposition because of your faith, you need to recognize its source. It’s not other people. It’s not your coworkers. It’s not a political party. It’s not some other nation or religion. It’s … Continue reading Who’s the Real Source of Opposition?

Never Be Embarrassed for Standing for the Truth

You should never be embarrassed for standing for the truth and doing what’s right. The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:16, “It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the … Continue reading Never Be Embarrassed for Standing for the Truth

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose brothers sold him into slavery but who ended up becoming second-in-command in Egypt. Years after their betrayal, Joseph confronted his brothers and said, “You intended to … Continue reading Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials

Remember: You’re Not Home Yet

As you strive to reach the goals that God has given you, it’s important to remember that life on Earth is just a temporary assignment. Knowing this truth should radically alter your values and fix … Continue reading Remember: You’re Not Home Yet